Joel Orff’s Lost 9-11 Emergency Relief Comic

Joel Orff’s Lost 9-11 Emergency Relief Comic

In early 2002, Alternative Comics published a benefit book for the American Red Cross as part of the relief effort after the events of 9/11/01 in New York City, Washington D.C. and Pennsylvania, where many people lost their lives for reasons that for most still remain obscure. The book, 9-11...

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Will Eisner Sequential Art at SVA

Will Eisner Sequential Art at SVA

Introduction to The Course. This was the 1988 version of the handout given to new students in Will Eisner’s Sequential Art class at The School of Visual Arts (SVA) on 23rd Street in New York City . This happens to be scanned from Sam Henderson’s copy. Not sure how I ended up with it. This...

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Alan Moore’s The Show is Happening Now

Alan Moore’s The Show is Happening Now

The long-awaited feature film scripted and guided by the Mage of Northampton Alan Moore is finally here on digital rental and download. The Show is live, and you are invited! DVD and Blu-Ray are expected in November. Tom Burke (Orson Welles in Netflix’s “Mank”) stars as private...

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ROM Spaceknight is Here

ROM Spaceknight is Here

ROM is real. He has arrived. You cannot evade his Analyzer! You cannot escape his Neutralizer! If you are a Dire Wraith he will find you and banish your ass into Limbo! Galador will be free! Visual Merchandising & Store Design. December 1984. Image is presumably of a display at...

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The Musical Legacy of James Kopta

The Musical Legacy of James Kopta

I lost my great friend and long-time collaborator in Brown Cuts Neighbors and other art, music and writing projects — James Kopta — 19 years ago today. He was only 30. Not a day goes by where I do not miss sitting in a Schenectady restaurant somewhere in the vicinity of the old Stockade, plates...

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AdHouse Books Prepares to Close its Doors

AdHouse Books Prepares to Close its Doors

It was announced last week that the landlord Chris Pitzer would be closing the doors on his AdHouse Books press after 20 years of operation and 100 books. Well… 101… News on that to come. Wow Cool has been excited to stock their books for over a dozen of those years, and the latest...

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Jason Martin New Adirondack Power and Light Out Now

Jason Martin New Adirondack Power and Light Out Now

Jason “Wolfman” Martin of Brown Cuts Neighbors, The Bunny Brains, Evolution Revolution and Power Animal Systems has a new solo record on the way — The New Adirondack Power and Light. You can get a special digital preview on Bandcamp right now. Full release on limited edition cassette...

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Steven Cerio talks The Residents on ResTube

Steven Cerio talks The Residents on ResTube

“Steven Cerio, the wonderfully trippy and inspired artist, author, musician and filmmaker tells us how he discovered the group, what his favorite projects are, what techniques he uses and even answers the question: Who are the Residents?!!?!”    ResTube is a pretty recently...

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Lost Landscapes of San Francisco | December 16

Lost Landscapes of San Francisco | December 16

Last year I was very fortunate to be able to attend a one-of-a-kind cinema event. Lost Landscapes of San Francisco by Rick Prelinger at the Castro Theatre in San Francisco. The carefully curated presentation of mostly home movies dating back over a century has its soundtrack provided by the...

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